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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on new year’s day and the centre was closed. It didn’t bother me. There was a short trail marked as a loop with a distance of 1/2 mile. I took that and thoroughly enjoyed the short walk, creek and the beautiful sound of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the outside area around the center does not look very nice, the inside is a great place for learning a lot about the National park. The park employees are eager to give helpful information that will make your visit a wonderful experience. There are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kathy R
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Like most NPS Visitor Centers, there was plenty of information to obtain from the Park Rangers about Olympic National Park. Recommendations on what not to miss, condition of roads, difficulty of hikes, etc. The Center also had an exhibit about the lands, plant life and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stormkrow8
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Excellent staff - very friendly and knowledgeable staff, gave us good guidance and maps to fit our schedule and available time

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ShaheenZak
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

The views were amazing we saw a deer in the fields with a mountain in the back.Construction took an extra hour and a half to get up to the top and a few of the hikes were closed.But it was definitely worth it

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SmallWonders
Reviewed October 16, 2018

The Park Rangers will help you here by providing a map and informing you which hikes are easy or difficult, which trails are closed, and which areas have scenic views. There's also a gift shop, washrooms, and you can sit outside for a picnic although...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Canucksontheloose
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Adequate parking. An easy walk. We saw a deer in their lawn enjoyin his view / people wathing and eating grass.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jamie L
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in to the visitor center to have our National Parks passport book stamped before going to the top of Hurricane Ridge, and to buy another NP passport book and guide to National Parks book for a gift. We also bought two tee shirts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LibbySei
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The Ranger we spoke with was extremely knowledgeable and helped us with our timeline on hitting the highlights of the park. We utilized his info and in the end he was spot on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cheryl Y
Reviewed September 24, 2018

To begin our four day tour around the Olympic peninsula and Olympic National Park, we went to the Port Angeles National Park Visitor Center. First of all, it has a great National Park sign out front. I had to get a picture of it. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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February 21, 2018|
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Response from fredat149 | Reviewed this property |
You could see parts of it, but not all. Perhaps drive up to Hurricane Ridge, then drive west to Lake Crescent and the South to the rain forest. Even that would be a long day, and you would miss the Elwah Valley, Solduc and... More
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September 25, 2017|
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Response from Sandra M | Reviewed this property |
The ONP visitors center is under major renovations until summer of 2018. It will be open in prefab conditions tho. Restrooms etc.suggest taking a lunch to The Ridge ,driving past lodge and where the restrooms are take a... More
April 2, 2017|
Response from medalguy | Reviewed this property |
There's a small shopping center Forks Outfitters on the south side of Forks that might let you stay there. There's also an RV park the Forks 101 RV Park which is across 101 from the outfitters on a side street.